Money drives the bus in the NFL and Thursday Night Football is the perfect example. With the Week 5 game being simulcast on Fox along with the NFL Network, the league is giving you its best match-up since the season opened with the Bucs and Cowboys. No more Texans. No more Jaguars. Tonight, we get two powerhouses from the NFC West as the Los Angeles Rams head north to take on the Seattle Seahawks. This game is loaded with marquee talent and, as such, should be a juicy showdown slate with plenty of options.

Now before we begin, please take a moment to understand what exactly you are getting yourself into by playing single-game Showdown Slates. We love to have some skin in the game, for sure, but these slates are, for all intents and...